Program Operations Director
is a senior management position primarily responsible for
leadership and assistance with the strategic and tactical
execution on all work related to implementing organization’s
various programs. The Program Operations Director will oversee the
implementation, coordination, reporting of our current and
prospective work. The position will report directly to the Country
Director. He/ She will supervise three senior managers who
are directly responsible for managing states and INCO operations.
Frequent travel to all provinces where Organization works will be
execution and implementation of all the programs at country
level, their budgeting and internal controls as per the design
created by the technical programs staff
coach and mentor reportees.
with Program Director with respect to expansion and development
program plans and budget process, working closely with Finance
annual planning and budgeting exercise and provide directions to
the operations teams and other departments.
appraisals of senior managers in coordination with the Program
Directors to identify and ensure support for staff capacity
project sites at least 20% of the time to support and
supervise program implementation
part of the Country Management Team, implement ideas that address
program priorities in coordination with Program Directors and
in collaboration with the technical program staff,
input into strategic and operational planning exercises
with relevant in-country, and State staff to strengthen and
improve program impact and sustainability.
high quality, effective and efficient execution of programs and
successful achievement of annual goals
with the Programs, and coordinate with monitoring and
evaluation (M&E) team to support M&E of all programs
track and document program trends, lessons learned and best
practices and report to Country Program technical staff to
consider in new program designs
that organizational, governmental and donor reports are provided
on a timely basis
shared-learning and networking opportunities.
that all MOUs are prepared / revised in timely manner.
government approval for all Organization’s programs and ensure
they are implemented directly or through Organization’s
all programs are implemented within the various guidelines
established by Organization, including those relating to human
resources management, finance and regulatory compliance.
monthly and quarterly reports are submitted on time.
Organization at relevant meetings and assist in planning and
hosting donor visits
regular updates on program implementation and plans to the
in any other activities as required to fulfill the objectives of
and submit monthly progress reports and draw up action points to
be followed up with program teams or other departments.
with various departments to ensure timely submission of all
organizational, governmental and donor reports.
as the point person for all information requests from regional
and global offices and donors
with the communications team to develop and print communication
regular updates on program Implementation and plans to the
shared-learning and networking opportunities
Coordination and Networking
informed about trends in the fields of Education (early grade
literacy, girl education and life skills, and Library) and use
this information to assess and inform Organization’s Literacy
partnerships with NGOs and other organizations with similar
agenda as RtR, with the goal of becoming a key player in this
with the government to build support for early grade reading,
life skills, library, in general and the RtR approach in
in education / social sciences / Social Work or equivalent
10 years of relevant experience
of various programs and organizations in the field of early grade
reading/literacy in India and abroad.
managerial and interpersonal skills, including skills of managing
and mentoring people
written and oral communication skills
training in linguistics will be an added advantage
be successful as a member of the Organization’s team, you will
passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic
an innovative and creative thinker that tries new things and
inspires others to do so
a very high level of personal and professional integrity and
a strong work ethic and require minimal direction
well independently as well as part of a team
in a fast-paced and fun environment
has zero tolerance when it comes to child abuse and exploitation
and believes that all children have equal rights to protection.
All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to the child
protection policy, code of conduct and standards and will undergo
rigorous reference and background check through third party.
Background check will include the verification of employment
history and criminal check. Selected candidates may be required to
provide additional information to conduct a background check.
is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to
identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people
from diverse backgrounds.
offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits. Benefits
include thirteenth month bonus, health insurance and a retirement
plan. The non-monetary compensation includes a unique opportunity
to be part of an innovative, meaningful, and rapidly growing
organization that is changing transforming the lives of millions
of children in developing countries on literacy and gender
equality in education.
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skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds.
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